Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Larnaka ()
65.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Mayor
Andreas Vyras
Larnaka Municipality, P.O.Box 40045
6300 Larnaka
++357 24653333

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Photography Exhibition "The Evolution of Urban Mobility in Larnaca". The exhibition will run until September 30. After the inauguration, we will have an open discussion with the attendees regarding the development of mobility in our city and how we would like it to develop in the coming years.We will also refer to EU co-financing for projects related to the improvement of Sustainable Mobility, as well as future projects. We will also link the issue of sustainable urban mobility, which is one of the main challenges facing cities in the EU and an issue that concerns many citizens, with road transport (including urban transport), which is one of the key sources of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in urban areas.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: We are in the final stages of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan which will be completed by September 2020.
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Other: In addition, it should be noted that the improvement of infrastructure for bicycles, the construction of ramps for the disabled people, the construction of traffic control measures are continuous.
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)